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A sugar cane worker raises his blade with the sun behind him in El Salvador. Unripe coffee beans on a branch in El Salvador. The seweing floor of a garment factory in E lSalvador. Solar panel sits on a tin roof woman giving oral polio vaccine to boy Somali women wait with babies

Our Mission

The Under-Told Stories Project works to expand, sustain and improve coverage of the world outside America in broadcast, print and emerging new media outlets.  Our challenge is to direct American eyes to the daily concerns of far away people who increasingly affect our lives.  We hope to reawaken the generous curiosity of Americans   —our students in particular— about a world we can no longer ignore.

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How off-grid Navajo residents are getting running water

Lack of access to running water is an issue in many developing countries, but it is also a problem in the United States. Nearly 40 percent of the homes in the Navajo Nation lack running water or sanitation, and many are in such remote areas that they will never be able to connect to a water line. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on new efforts to bring them basic amenities.

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